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Wave of Mixed Team Sports Shows Growing Olympics Trend

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French lawmakers approve bill to tackle fourth wave of coronavirus

Reuters
Protesters attend a demonstration called by the French nationalist party “Les Patriotes” (The Patriots) against France’s restrictions to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, on the “Droits de l’Homme” (human rights) esplanade at the Trocadero Square in Paris, France, July 24, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS, July 26 (Reuters) – The......

Delta variant drives fourth wave of COVID-19 pandemic across the U.S.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Delta variant drives fourth wave of COVID-19 pandemic across the U.S. – CBS News Watch CBSN Live CBS News senior correspondent Mark Strassmann reports that COVID-19 cases have spiked nearly 50% across the country. Be the first to know......

Kalisz, Litherland Set Off a Tidal Wave of Medals for U.S. Swimming

Sports Illustrated
TOKYO — Five years ago, Chase Kalisz looked like the saddest silver medalist in Rio de Janeiro. He finished second in the 400-meter individual medley to Japan’s Kosuke Hagino in a blazing race, with both men posting top 10 times in world history, but only one man could wear the......

Big wave surfer Garrett McNamara on his new HBO documentary series

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Big wave surfer Garrett McNamara on his new HBO documentary series “100 Foot Wave” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Professional surfer Garrett McNamara joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss his new HBO documentary series called “100 Foot Wave,”......

Faux fish looks to ride the growing wave of alternative meats

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Faux fish is angling to be the next big thing in alternative protein. Alt-meat has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years as consumers have started to change what they eat for a variety of reasons, ranging from concerns over climate......

Brutal heat wave persists in U.S. West as Oregon wildfire rages

Reuters
PORTLAND, Ore. July 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. West endured a fourth day of scorching heat on Monday as temperatures again threatened to shatter records, major wildfires burned nearly unchecked in drought-stricken Oregon and power grids strained under the pressure. The National Weather Service said the heat wave that brought......

This will be the next big crypto wave, says founder of India’s largest digital currency exchange

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As the founder of India’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Nischal Shetty has his finger on the pulse of new trends. In 2017, after taking more than a week to buy his first bitcoin, he spotted a gap in the market to......

U.S. West scorches under heat wave, Death Valley reaches 130 degrees

Reuters
Richard Rader from Scottsdale, Arizona poses for a photo with his bike next to a thermometer in Death Valley, California, U.S., July 11, 2021. REUTERS/Bridget Bennett DEATH VALLEY, Calif., July 11 (Reuters) – A brutal heat wave punishing the U.S. West pushed temperatures toward all-time records for a third day......

Western U.S. faces third heat wave in three weeks

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Western U.S. faces third heat wave in three weeks – CBS News Watch CBSN Live CBS News senior correspondent Mark Strassmann reports from Las Cruces, New Mexico, on record-breaking triple-digit temperatures. Be the first to know Get browser notifications......

Western U.S. experiencing extreme temperatures in third heat wave of the summer

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Western U.S. experiencing extreme temperatures in third heat wave of the summer – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Western U.S. is experiencing yet another record-breaking heat wave. Some parts of California are expecting temperatures as high as 130......

Like in ‘Postapocalyptic Movies’: Heat Wave Killed Marine Wildlife en Masse

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Dead mussels and clams coated rocks in the Pacific Northwest, their shells gaping open as if they’d been boiled. Sea stars were baked to death. Sockeye salmon swam sluggishly in an overheated Washington river, prompting wildlife officials to truck them to cooler areas. The combination of extraordinary heat and drought......

California calls for power conservation as heat wave looms

Reuters
Power lines are shown in California ahead of a heave wave in 2020, in Carlsbad, California, U.S., August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo July 8 (Reuters) – California’s power grid operator on Thursday issued a “flex” alert for Friday, asking consumers to conserve energy from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.......

Africa suffers worst surge in Covid cases as delta variant spurs third wave of pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tunisian municipality employees seen carrying a casket of a COVID-19 victim at the regional hospital during the coronavirus infections. Jdidi Wassim | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Africa, where less than 2% of the population is vaccinated against......

Western heat wave virtually impossible without climate change, researchers say, urging action

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People sleep at a cooling shelter set up during an unprecedented heat wave in Portland, Oregon, U.S. June 27, 2021. Maranie Staab | Reuters SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The deadly heat wave that brought triple-digit temperatures to the Pacific Northwest......

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